Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum My question is simple “Who is Allah really?”. On paper (quran, hadidth) Allah is mentioned as being most merciful. But in reality He is simply not merciful or anything (at least for me). He is mean, stingy, non merciful. I even feel that He likes that I […]
What Got Him To This Stage? I was driving down White Abbey Road in Bradford in the direction of a famous old restaurant, probably with samosas – it’s speciality – on my mind. The car in front of me slowed down and eventually stopped to allow some pedestrians – no doubt on their way to […]
* Originally Published on 30/06/2016 Ustadha Shehnaz answers the important question of whether or not the night of the 27th of Ramadan is special. She speaks of the meanings behind seeking out the Night of Power (Laylatul Qadr) .
Ramadan is a good time to teach children. And to learn from them. Those who spend (of that which Allah hath given them) in ease and in adversity, those who control their wrath and are forgiving toward mankind; Allah loveth the good. (3:134) Sometime in early Ramadan, our blessed mosque was hit with an […]
Shaykh Faraz Rabbani, Ustadh Amjad Tarsin, Shaykh Adeyinka Mendes and other leading scholars provide lessons on how to embody the values and realities of the month of Ramadan. This video series was recorded during Ramadan 2016.
TAGGED WITH:: Allah, community, du`a, entrepreneurship, fasting, intention, Knowledge, love, mercy, prayer, Prophet Muhammad, qur'an, Qur'anic Themes, Ramadan, reminder, seeking knowledge, sincerity, spirituality, sunna, Tushar Bhuiya/by
Especially motivating for those dreading the long summer fasts, the following diary entries, written by British educator Tushar Imdad-ul-Haq Bhuiya, should provide reassurance that keeping hunger at bay isn’t as hard as it seems.Although describing the challenge of keeping a voluntary fast, the lessons are just as relevant for Ramadan. After reading extracts from Brad Pilon’s […]
Ustadha Umm Umar reminds us of incorporating the aspect of service in Ramadan as a means of drawing near to Allah Most High. She advises to not make Ramadan just revolve around one’s self, rather to also be concerned with others and their needs. Ustadha Umm Umar gives key advice and practical methods on how […]
Muslima Coaching provides an excellent series of videos that teach the spiritual meanings of fasting, as well as the basic Sacred Law rulings for women. Episode 1 : Why Fast? Episode 2a: How to Fast Episode 2b: Secrets in Sunnas of Fasting Lesson 3: Making the Most out of Ramadan Additional Resources: Free […]
Ustadh Amjad Tarsin highlights the great opportunity for all Muslims in Ramadan to draw closer to Allah and be granted salvation. He urges everyone to reflect on that opportunity and increase in their aspirations for the good in Ramadan.
Shaykh Rami Nsour discusses how one determines when the month of Ramadan enters and the differences of opinions on the matter. He brings up the debate concerning actual sightings versus calculation, and mentions that the discussion has a long history, but emphasizes that disagreements concerning these methods should not cause harsh words or the breaking […]